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Injustice 2 Time-Limited Free Trial Begins December 14

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The game is out now for PS4 and Xbox One . Injustice 2 came out earlier this year and was named as the best fighting game at The Game Awards 2017. If you decide you like the game, or were thinking of picking it up anyway, you'll be pleased to learn that the game will also be discounted by 50% during this period, even at certain retailers. Read More »

Apple releases iOS 11.2.1 update, fixes a bug in HomeKit

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The updates fix a known remote sharing security vulnerability (CVE-2017-13903) affecting Apple's HomeKit framework for communicating with smart devices in your home. It's recommended to download the OTA update over Wi-Fi. Also, you should back up your data, and ensure that your device has over 50 percent of charge or connected to a power source before beginning the update process. Read More »

Crytek Sues Star Citizen Studio

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The lawsuit goes deeper, as Crytek claims that in the terms of its deal with CIG, the developer had to send Crytek a list of bug fixes and optimizations that it had made to the CryEngine source code. In the lawsuit, Crytek claims that they have evidence of Cloud Imperium still using a modified version of CryEngine 3, while removing all mention of it from advertising. Read More »

Microsoft updates Bing with AI, Reddit partnership to make search results smarter

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Bing's new advanced image search will be reportedly available right now, while other conversational and intelligent search will be made available from next month. Users can now search for images within images - and even buy items they find there, such as jewelry worn by a celebrity. Word is getting a new feature , dubbed Acronyms, which helps users understand shorthand commonly used in their own workplaces. Read More »

Twitter finally has an official thread tool for those serial tweets

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You can download Twitter from the App Store for free. You can also view threads with the obviously named "Show This Thread" button. The tweet storm feature was first spotted last September when one Twitter user noticed the appearance of what seemed like chained tweets displayed as an interlinked thread on the site. Read More »

All the new features coming to Google Maps

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It's unclear when the new feature will launch, though TechCrunch says the firm plans to roll it out 'soon'. Once the new feature is up, you'll see a start button near the bottom of the screen that you press for Maps to start tracking your location on public transport. Read More »

Do aliens exist? NASA likely to make big revelation this week

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Google's machine learning approach to artificial intelligence is considered the world's pioneering application in the field. NASA often uses these sorts of events to make announcements from its Kepler telescope. In 2014, Kepler was set to another mission which included hunting for more exoplanets . This has confirmed the existence of 178 exoplanets to date, with 515 further potential planets. Read More »

Geminid meteors peak Wednesday and they could be wonderful!

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I try not to hype up every meteor shower, because they aren't all good. The tiny particles, some no bigger than a grain of sand, burn up brightly as they enter the atmosphere. The show will compensate for the flop of the Perseid meteor shower in August, when the glare of a full moon snuffed most viewers' attempts to appreciate the event. Read More »

Al Franken's selfish, damaging resignation speech

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Though Franken apologized - Tweeden said she has received three apologies from the senator - as well as acknowledged some wrongdoing and called for an ethics investigation to be initiated, he resisted early calls for his resignation, even after additional accusations of misconduct surfaced. Read More »

Facebook Might Unbundle Instagram Messaging

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Instagram is testing the app right now in Chile, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, and Uruguay for both Android and iOS users. Once installed on a smartphone, the inbox in Instagram disappears and can then only be accessed from the Direct app. Read More »

Frosh Calls Concealed Carry Bill A 'Public Safety Disaster' In Making

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Any rational person would assume, after the recent mass shootings in Las Vegas and Sutherland Springs, Texas, that the subsidiary of the NRA known as the U.S. Detractors say the bill tramples states' rights and that gun permits differ from drivers' licenses, which are generally uniform across the country. Read More »

Scientists have discovered an incredible black hole

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But this black hole arose in a universe that was only 690 million years old - not almost enough time to accumulate the mass needed to grow so big. Our understandings of the formation and beginnings of the universe suggest that a black hole with such a huge mass shouldn't actually have been able to form, scientists say. Read More »

Google pulls YouTube from Amazon streaming devices

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Google blocked YouTube access via the Echo Show , Amazon's smart speaker with a touchscreen, on Tuesday and will stop supporting YouTube on Amazon's Fire TV set-top box on January 1. It stopped selling the Apple TV at the same time for the same reason. A couple of weeks ago, Echo Show users were told to use the web version of YouTube as a workaround, once again bringing the application back to the smart speaker. Read More »

Super Frost Moon Will Light Up the Sky This Weekend

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At different stages in the moon's orbit around the earth it will be closer to us or further away. Though this event is actually the fourth supermoon of 2017, the first three were not visible to the naked eye because they occurred during a new moon, when the darkened face of the moon is facing Earth. Read More »

Cyber Monday Becomes 'Mobile Monday' With $6.5 Billion Revenue Haul

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The Retail Federation noted that this year's shopping season includes four full weekends and one more shopping day than last year's , because Christmas falls on a Monday. 51 million people shopped in store, 58 million shopped online, and 65 million shopped both in-store and online. The fact that shopper visits outlasted intact on Black Friday demonstrates that physical retail is still highly appropriate and when done right, it was profitable. Read More »

Waze Adds Voice Commands, Motorcycle Mode, Carpool Lanes

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Meanwhile, the new OK Waze feature lets you get directions , preview the route ahead, report a traffic jam, and add a pit stop, all with the sound of your voice. The Waze voice commands are already available in English for users in the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. Read More »

MacOS High Sierra has an embarrassing bug that gives anyone Admin access

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This blocks the bug from creating another root account. Ben Johnson, the chief technology officer of Obsidian Security and a former U.S. National Security Agency computer scientist, described the flaw to IBT as "a hacker's dream". After going through the above steps, the attacker can then log out, and choose the "Other" option that appears on the login screen. They can change any users' password, allowing them to log in and access things like email and browser passwords. Read More »

In "Black Friday" buyers of Apple technology will receive gifts

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IT might be tempting to dive in and snap up LOADS of items on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but here's how you can guarantee you're getting a good deal. With this deal (using the code BLACKFRI50 ) you can get the 32GB iPhone 7 in black with the same deal but £50 up front. The Macbook , Macbook Air, Macbook Pro, iMac and Mac Pro are all covered by the deal. Read More »

After Rajasthan And Madhyapradesh, Now Gujarat Govt Bans Padmavati

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The film starring Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmavati , Shahid Kapoor as Maharawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh as Sultan Alauddin Khilji was earlier scheduled to release on December 1. Bhansali has repeatedly rebuffed the charges but has been receiving brickbats. One of these groups even announced that they will offer Rs. 5 crore to anyone who will behead the director and chop off the actress's nose. Read More »

Apple Pushes HomePod Release to 2018

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Next month, Google's Home Max speaker that likewise focuses on audio quality, and the Amazon Echo Spot, a mini speaker with a screen, go on sale. The Homepod is a cylindrical smart speaker that features seven-speaker arrayu of tweeters, a four-inch subwoofer, and a six-microphone array. Read More »

Want a Longer Leash on Life? Get a Dog

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Previous research has proven pooches can be heart-healthy additions to the family through encouraging exercise and boosting social interaction, corresponding author Tove Fall and colleagues wrote in the study, published Friday in Nature: Scientific Reports . Read More »